Accurate chromosome segregation relies on the stable inheritance of functional centromeres through generations. A key determinant of centromere function is the histone H3 variant CENP-A (Centromere Protein A), that epigenetically marks and specifies active centromeres.
Applications are invited from self-funded candidates interested in completing a PhD starting in October 2019 in the group of Dr Arianna Fornili (https://afornililab.wordpress.com) in the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences at Queen Mary University of London.
We are currently seeking highly motivated PhD student for a fully-funded project to start in September 2019. The project will focus on analysing molecular data from museum and modern samples to unravel the population histories of endemic vertebrates in SE Indonesia.
Note that this project is only offered to China Scholarship Council, CONACYT and Ciência sem Fronteiras funded students. Please indicate how you intend to fund your PhD when contacting the School or supervisor.
Nanomaterials are now in our everyday life in many different fields, from automobile, medicine, electronics and more. Nevertheless, there are still classes of materials, whose potential needs to be developed.